As an Event Marketing Manager, the candidate will have a passion for planning, developing and delivering high quality, innovative client experiences which help differentiate this company at various points in the customer's journey in order to create and progress business to business sales pipeline. Duties
The candidate will be required to manage a wide variety of events spanning multiple event types including executive round tables and meetings, third party sponsorships including trade shows and speaker participation, proprietary events from small to very large, road shows, unique client hospitality and internal sales enablement and leadership events. Will plan, coordinate and execute best-in-class events and sponsorship to enhance the brand, products and services. Will manage event program budgets within internal processes and guidelines to ensure an expected return on investment.
As a member of a small group of event managers, the candidate is expected to be a trusted team player with strong communication and collaboration skills. The candidate must confidently lead meetings and manage its project plans. The event manager will work with cross-functional internal and external teams to understand business objectives and offer guidance, creative solutions and assistance to various program leaders on all aspects of event management. Will be responsible for agency and vendor relationships throughout the course of the event process, ensuring services are delivered in line with the scope of work. Some travel will be required primarily within Canada.
We are looking for a high energy and enthusiasm candidate that is passionate about putting together quality events, is self-motivated and is driven by results. Responsibilities
•Support sales team from all business unit in event management
•Planning, coordinating and executing events
•Leader and trusted advisor for marketing events
•Vendor and supplier management Qualifications: Required Skills & Abilities
•Five to eight years of previous event marketing experience required
•Excellent project management skills with a high attention for details
•Self-motivated and must have the ability to manage multiple events simultaneously
•Strong capacity to assess and prioritize workload in a strict deadline-driven environment
•Ability to communicate at all levels of the organization
•Strong Microsoft Office skills: Excel and PowerPoint
•Ability to embrace new ideas and the confidence to make recommendations for change
•Proven verbal and written communication skill on both French and English
•Agency and vendor relationship management experience would be an asset
•Experience infusing digital/social/mobile element into events would be an asset
•Experience in a health related industry would be an asset Professional accreditation or certification
•Post-secondary diploma/certification Who is TELUS?
•Post-secondary diploma/degree and/or certification in Marketing or Event Planning
•Post-secondary courses in business, marketing, event management, sport marketing, communications or related subjects preferred
We're a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada. Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses; and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.
Everyone belongs at TELUS. It doesn't matter who you are, what you do or how you do it, at TELUS, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected. Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want and our communities need.
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